Steven Spielberg Brings Virginia to Theaters in 'Lincoln'

Posted By on November 15, 2012

The man who gave you Jaws, E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, and Saving Private Ryan was in Richmond, Virginia last year filming his latest epic biopic on America’s iconic 16th President, Lincoln.

Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' was filmed in Richmond, Virginia.

Steven Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ was filmed in Richmond, Virginia.

Filmed on location in Chicago, Ill. and in Richmond and Petersburg, VA, director Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln (rated PG13) opens Friday, playing locally at KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills, starring Daniel Day-Lewis (Last of the Mohicans) as Honest Abe.

Daniel Day-Lewis stars in 'Lincoln', filmed in Richmond, Virginia.

Daniel Day-Lewis stars in ‘Lincoln’, filmed in Richmond, Virginia.

Also starring Sally Field (Forrest Gump), Tommy Lee Jones (The Fugitive), and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Dark Knight Rises), you can check out the official theatrical trailer and poster for Lincoln in the player below!

Lincoln - poster


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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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